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theLotter Texas is revolutionizing the way Texans play the lottery and the Lone Star State is taking notice. You may have already seen our site mentioned in local news outlets such as KXAN, The Dallas Morning News, and Austin American-Statesman, as well as global news sites including USA Today and Yahoo Finance. Check back on this page often for information on our most recent jackpot winners, latest news, and updates. You'll also find reviews, interviews, and reporting on our service from the Texas press.


Recent Winners

dallas player becomes instant powerball millionaire

Dallas Player Becomes Instant Powerball Millionaire

What's luckier than winning a million-dollar Powerball prize? How about winning a million-dollar Powerball prize on your very first day on theLotter Texas! That's exactly what this lucky winner from Dallas did, when he matched 5 of the 6 winning numbers in the November 2, 2022 draw to become an instant millionaire.

"I was able to do it sitting at stop lights, waiting in traffic."

theLotter Texas Powerball Player Wins $50,000 Prize Online

There’s a reason why Texans love Powerball, and that’s because even a third-place Powerball prize can rival a smaller lottery's jackpot. One of our players from Houston learned exactly that lesson on October 15, 2022, matching 4 numbers plus the Powerball to take home $50,000 in prize money.

It’s a pretty lucky win after less than a year of playing the lottery online.

texan wins $25,000 jackpot with theLotter Texas

Texan Wins $25,000 Jackpot with theLotter Texas

Robert Buffington from Seguin became theLotter Texas's first ever Texas Cash Five jackpot prize winner after matching all five winning numbers with an online entry on April 2, 2022 to win $25,000!

"It's a lot easier than going to the store, retaining the ticket, and this way I could do everything online and have everything checked."

In the News

Interview with Cash Five Jackpot Winner Robert Buffington

Robert Buffington opens up about what he plans to do with his $25,000 jackpot and explains why he prefers playing online with theLotter Texas.

Texans Are Now Playing & Winning the Lottery Online

KXAN Studio 512 reviews theLotter Texas and reports on the various ways that the service lets Texans play the lottery online.

Texans Can Now Purchase Their Lottery Tickets Online

The ladies from KXAN Studio 512 interview Peggy Leah Daniel from theLotter Texas on how the site is changing the ways Texans play the lottery.

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Latest Stories

Here’s Why You Should Play Texas Lotteries Online

We’ve made it incredibly easy to play lotteries. Residents of Texas don’t even need to leave their homes because they can purchase their official lottery tickets online!

Lottery Games in the Lone Star State - a Quick Guide

Texas offers some of the most exciting lottery games including hugely popular Powerball and Mega Millions. Here's what you need to know about the games you can play online.

Biggest Texas Lottery Jackpot Winners

Texans have scored huge lottery jackpot wins by playing Powerball, Mega Millions, and popular state game Lotto Texas. The next big winner could be you, online!

What Comes After Winning: Show Me the Money!

After you win the lottery in Texas, how long will it take until you receive your prize? What do you have to do to claim your prizes? What about when you play online? Here are all the answers!

Which Lottery Gives You the Best Chances of Winning?

Which Texas lottery has the best jackpot odds? What Texas lotto has the best lottery odds? What game can you play for the best chance of winning lottery prizes? Read and find out!

Your Ultimate Mega Millions Megaplier Ticket Add-On Guide

Confused about Mega Millions's Megaplier multiplier? Don't be! Read our guide for this ticket-on so that you'll be able to judge for yourself whether it's really worth the extra cost.

What Are Your Odds of Winning the Mega Millions Jackpot?

Put your thinking caps because class in session! Our comprehensive guide to Mega Millions odds will help you calculate all the different odds of winning this top multi-state lottery.

Top 10 Biggest Mega Millions Jackpots of All Time

Take a trip through the top ten biggest jackpots of all time from the incredible multi-state lottery that can't stop breaking records. The only question is when will the next record jackpot be won.

All the Best Mega Millions History, Trivia, and Fun Facts

How much do you really know about this popular, blockbuster lottery? Put your Mega Millions to the test and see how many of these great fun facts you already knew and how many you did not.

Interesting Facts about Powerball in Texas

The truth about Powerball's jackpot's size; how the Texas Lottery celebrated its 21st anniversary; when did Texans start playing the game; and many more fun Powerball facts!

What Are the Most Common Powerball Numbers?

Although the numbers in Powerball are drawn randomly, some numbers seem to come up more often than others. Which ones are they, and will they be drawn again?

What Are the Odds of Winning Powerball?

Do you want to know your chances of winning a Powerball prize? You've come to the right place! Discover how Powerball odds are calculated and how you can try your luck beating them online at theLotter Texas.

How to Boost Your Prizes With Power Play

Powerball's Power Play multiplier will make your non-jackpot winnings even more exciting! See how it works, how much more you'll win, and how to use it when you play online.

Tips That Will Help You Win a Texas Lottery Game

Playing the lottery is simple but winning the game is difficult, no matter how you play. Hopefully our tips will give you an edge and help you win a huge lottery jackpot!

Can You Stay Anonymous After Winning the Lottery in Texas?

In the past, identifying details of the Texas Lottery's biggest winners were always made public, but today if you win $1 million or more, you can retain your privacy.

When You Buy a Ticket, Where Does the Lottery Money Go?

Purchasing a Texas Lotto ticket might not seem such a big deal, but every ticket you buy, even tickets purchased online, goes a long way and helps us all.

Top 6 Best Texas Lottery Commercials

Get into the lottery mood with some of our favorite Texas Lottery commercials! This collection of funny, touching, and catchy ads is sure to bring back some old memories.